Through his professional and educational experience, Tom has learned that business is both a creative and collaborative process. He has also learned that by approaching people in a positive way, he can lead people of different backgrounds and perspectives to achieve favorable outcomes for any company.
Prior to founding Oak Legacy Management, Tom was the Director of Sales for Saputo Inc., an industry leading global dairy company. In this role, Tom led a commercial team responsible for a P&L over $250MM . He has extensive experience identifying and building long term growth strategies, as well as developing the tactical and operational plans needed to deliver both top and bottom-line growth. In addition to his experience with Saputo, Tom has worked in the hard goods industry leading a product development team, and the airline industry leading a team of revenue analysts.
Tom earned his MBA from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. He graduated with a dual concentration in Marketing Strategy and Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM). Additionally, Tom earned his BA from Wake Forest University.
Tom and his family have lived in Dallas for over 10 years.